Waltz of Jericho

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Waltz of Jericho

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 Theme code Index   3L5L5L 3L5L5L
 Also known as    Drunken Hiccups (1), Jack of Diamonds (3), Rye Whiskey (1)
 Composer/Core Source    Fonza Smith
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Waltz/Valse/Vals
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    USA(Deep South)
 Structure    AABCC
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X:1 T:Waltz of Jericho T:Jack of Diamonds N:From the playing of fiddler Fonza Smith (Chilton N:County, Ala.), recorded by Bill Parker, 1965. N:A version of "Jack of Diamonds"/"Rye Whiskey"/"Drunken Hiccups" N:Smith was accompanied by a banjo player who played the pizz. N:notes in the 3rd strain, while Smith played a low 'A' drone note. M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Waltz N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) Q:"Moderate" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/830 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ED|C2E2 FE|C2[A,2E2][A,2E2]|{E}F2A2 AB|c4 ED|C2E2FE| C2A,2E2|F2A2 B2|A4 :||fc|e3e- fe|c2A2E2| F2 A2 AB|c4 fc|e3 e- fe|c2E2E2|{E}F2A2B2|A4|| "drone"[A,2]|"+"c2"+"A2"+"E2|"+"c2"+"A2"+"E2|[M:1/4]"fiddle"E2|[M:3/4] F2A2 A-B|c4"drone"[A,2]| |:"+"c2"+"A2"+"E2|"+"c2"+"A2"+"E2|[M:1/4]"fiddle"E2|[M:3/4] F2A2 B2|A4:|